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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Fourth Trimester Abortions?

Kermit Gosnell has been charged with what amounts to fourth-trimester abortions. The usual suspects blame this on abortion being inaccessible. If only it were legalized… Wait a moment…

What is the color of the sky on their planet? As far as I can tell, the only way abortion could be more accessible is if there were abortion trucks going down each street every day.

While I'm at it

One common excuse for very late-term abortions is that the fetus might be deformed. (I think of this as “destroying the fetus in order to save it.”) Apparently, the “yuck factor” isn't limited to conservatives. An apparently-horrible scenario occasionally mentioned is that of a baby born with organs outside the body. Please note that this can be survived.


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